- somewhat, or tending to be, watery.
Origin of waterish
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Related Wordsadulterated, cut, impaired, impoverished, light, reduced, thin, washy, watered-down, watery, weak, wishy-washy, attenuated, moderated, tempered, bland, distasteful, flat, flavorless
Examples from the Web for waterish
The Sugar peare is an early peare, very sweete, but waterish.The Pears of New York
U. P. Hedrick
The blacke Peach is a great large Peach, of a very darke browne colour on the outside, it is of a waterish taste, and late ripe.
The Blacke Peach is a great large Peach, of a very darke browne colour on the outside, it is of a waterish taste, and late ripe.
If it be passionate it will be yellow; if melancholy, it will be black, and if phlegmatic, it will be waterish and whitish.
Lydia Melford is too milk–and–waterish, but the two first–named are drawn with masterly precision and force.Tobias Smollett